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Band-Maid Announce First European Tour

Date: 2016 July 27th Wednesday [15:20] | Posted By: Joe

Fans of hard core rock music played by Japanese Maids will be pleased to hear the news from JPU Records, who have sent us details of Band-Maid's first European tour.

Tour dates are as follows:
12 October 2016: The Underworld – London, UK
13 October 2016: MTC – Cologne, Germany
15 October 2016: Headcrash – Hamburg, Germany
16 October 2016: La Boule Noire – Paris, France
19 October 2016: Hydrozagadka – Warsaw, Poland

Ticket sales begin on Friday 29 July 2016.
Full Story
Press release as follows:

BAND-MAID Announce First European Tour

BAND-MAID

BAND-MAID went viral all over the world when their music video for "Thrill" was uploaded on Facebook, the video hitting over 2,000,000 plays in only two weeks. Ever since the band has been receiving offers from events all over the world, including SAKURA-CON in Seattle, America, and MCM LONDON COMIC CON in the UK.

BAND-MAID’s cute authentic maid looks combined with their hardcore rock sound with kick-ass guitar solos and double-bass drums has gathered fans all over the world, and the band is now proud to announce their first ever Europe Tour this October! Combined with their already announced headlining show in Mexico, "BAND MAID "Brand New MAID" Release Tour World Series" includes 6 shows in 5 countries.

Don’t miss this chance to see the one-of-a-kind sensation from Japan live!

BAND-MAID "Brand New MAID" Release Tour World Series:
9 October: SALA – Mexico City, Mexico
12 October: The Underworld – London, UK
13 October: MTC – Cologne, Germany
15 October: Headcrash – Hamburg, Germany
16 October: La Boule Noire – Paris, France
19 October: Hydrozagadka – Warsaw, Poland

Ticket sales begin on Friday 29 July 2016.

"BAND-MAID" is...
A rock band that dresses up in maid clothing, refers to their lives as "service" and fans as "masters" and "princesses". Their twin-vocal combination reminds of "shadow" and "light", and their skillful and powerful instrument team backs the two vocalists up with passionate hard rock sound. They are still a young band with a history of only 3 years, but despite that they have already played at big venues such as SHIBUYA-AX and Zepp Tokyo, Momoiro Clover Z's Event "AGO FES", "OTODAMA", "Niku ROCK Festival", and performed together with artists like Silent Siren, ORESKABAND, HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT, and many more.

They charm the listeners with their music that is the complete opposite of their looks, and their music video "Thrill" was played over 2,000,000 times within only 2 weeks after it was uploaded on Facebook. The video is being with a pace of 7,000 views per day on YouTube, and it has already topped reached 2,000,000 views on YouTube.

BAND-MAID also has passionate masters and princesses overseas (especially America, Canada, Mexico), and they held their first overseas service in Seattle, America in SAKURA-CON in March 2016. They also performed at MCM COMIC CON in London, UK in May of the same year, and will be holding their first overseas headlining show in Mexico and first headlining Europe Tour including shows in England, France, Germany and Poland in October 2016.

Members
Vocal: SAIKI
Guitar/Vocal: MIKU
Guitar: KANAMI
Bass: MISA
Drums: AKANE

- LINKS
BAND-MAID OFFICIAL SITE: http://bandmaid.tokyo/
Buy BAND-MAID's music: http://www.jpurecords.com/band-maid-brand-new-maid-mcm-london/#BrandNewMAID

Source: JPU Records

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